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Litigation threat means public companies should review director compensation process
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

Corporate directors are permitted to, and regularly do, set their own compensation. This has not been controversial because boards have typically


How public companies can prepare for the executive compensation clawback regime
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Many public companies have not waited for the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to mandate executive compensation recovery policies, as required


CFPB Ombudsman’s Office releases its annual report
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2015

On December 2, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Ombudsman's Office released its annual report, which provides a summary of the


SEC proposes CEO pay ratio disclosure rule
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2013

The SEC issued a proposed rule on September 18, 2013, that would require most public companies to report the ratio between the annual total


PLUS D&O Symposium 2012 -- Day 1 first panel: latest trends in securities litigation and Dodd-Frank
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2012

The first panel of the 2012 PLUS D&O Symposium discussed some of the latest trends in securities litigation and opined on potential future developments which may impact the D&O industry


Potential insurance implications of the JOBS Act
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2012

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act into law


The JOBS Act makes significant changes in the regulation of capital formation and the compliance landscape for many companies
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2012

The JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) was passed by Congress on March 27, 2012 and is expected to be signed soon by the President


SEC proposes rules on required say-on-pay and golden parachute votes
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed into law in July 2010, will require public companies to put specific matters to their stockholders for non-binding, advisory votes as early as January 2011


Illinois appeals court affirms dismissal of derivative action against Aon
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2009

An Illinois appeals court recently upheld the trial court’s dismissal of a derivative action brought against Aon based upon its alleged practice of collecting "contingent commissions."


Massachusetts federal court: subsequent demand moots demand-excused derivative suit
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2008

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently granted a motion to dismiss a “demand excused” shareholder derivative suit on the basis that the suit was mooted by the plaintiffs’ subsequent demand letter